In football parlance, you would say there is no way he’ll be there in September. How much penetration will he get with a line-up like this?IST CRESCENT IN TAURUSIn fairness, nothing is harder than advocacy, as every brave, under-appreciated politician will tell you. Persuading people it’s ok to be wrong might clear the ball from defence, but getting possession in the forward fifty will not happen by argument. That requires the finesse of a whole team enjoying itself.

This one looks like playing the season up the other end.